Know your camera

Depth of Field – Better, Shorter, and Easier Version

Male model as business man on the phone, urban, red, brick

By design, this post of photo knowledge will stay short.  The Depth of Field (DOF) can get complex but for now, we have some simple tools that help to previsualize the image you’re creating.  There are numerous things that affect the depth of field (DOF) and there is a mechanism and numbers on the lens …

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Safe Shot, A Little Known Rule of Photography

  It’s in the can, in the pocket and safe in the pocket.  Got it. So what am I talking about?  It’s the safe shot.  There is a need in picture-making to get an acceptable photo in a given photo situation.  It needs to be safe and secure because anything can happen that alters your …

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Know Your Camera Like Furry Knows the Guitar

Furry sings the Blues and enjoyed every minute of it.  Mr. Furry Lewis is a major player in the history of Acoustic Delta Blues.  Slide guitar is his instrument.  What is your instrument?  The camera, maybe.  Learn it like Furry or Muddy or Eric or Stevie or Jimmy or Chet learned their guitar.  Once learned …

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